Based in Somerville, N.J., Harding, Loevner Management is a Securities and Exchange Commission-registered investment advisor. It provides investment management services to nonprofits, retirement plans, private clients and wealth managers. The company also serves individual investors through the Harding Loevner Funds, an investment company. Established in 1989, it manages more than $5 billion in funds in international, global, emerging markets and related equity strategies. The company s investment process includes various stages, such as initial qualification of companies, research analysis of qualified companies, valuation of securities by analysts and construction of a diversified portfolio of stocks by portfolio managers.